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AnnaN Favorites
collection
146
ITEMS
0
VIEWS
Feb 5, 2015
collection
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AnnaN Favorites
Topic: favorites
The Harmonic Series early editions
collection
2
ITEMS
1,103
VIEWS
Oct 28, 2010
collection
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The Harmonic Series early editions Private collection of the works of the Great School of Natural Science (GSNS)
Community Italian Texts
collection
6,568
ITEMS
54
VIEWS
May 12, 2010
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Italian" or "ita" (MARC code for Italian language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Irish Texts
collection
90
ITEMS
32
VIEWS
May 12, 2010
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Irish" or "gle" (MARC code for Irish language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Dutch Texts
collection
1,110
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
May 12, 2010
collection
eye 1.1M
User-uploaded texts with language code "Dutch" or "dut" (MARC code for Dutch language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Danish Texts
collection
1,059
ITEMS
41
VIEWS
May 12, 2010
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Danish" or "dan" (MARC code for Danish language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Duquesne University, Gumberg Library
collection
828
ITEMS
780,993
VIEWS
Apr 6, 2010
collection
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Books from the Duquesne University, Gumberg Library
Emory University Libraries
collection
6,694
ITEMS
2.2M
VIEWS
Nov 10, 2009
collection
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Books from the Emory University Libraries
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Libraries
collection
738
ITEMS
792,890
VIEWS
Nov 10, 2009
collection
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Books from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Southern Adventist University, McKee Library
collection
387
ITEMS
382,605
VIEWS
Oct 29, 2009
collection
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Books from the Southern Adventist University, McKee Library
Topic: texts
Bucknell University, Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library
collection
100
ITEMS
174,467
VIEWS
Oct 28, 2009
collection
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Books from the Bucknell University, Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library
Lehigh University Libraries
collection
1,195
ITEMS
678,513
VIEWS
Oct 28, 2009
collection
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Books from the Lehigh University Libraries
Paterson Free Public Library
collection
3
ITEMS
42,197
VIEWS
Oct 28, 2009
collection
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Books from the Paterson Free Public Library
The American Methodism Project
collection
5,570
ITEMS
3.3M
VIEWS
Oct 16, 2009
collection
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The American Methodism Project is a digitized collection of interdisciplinary and historical materials related to American Methodism. The primary goal of this project is to provide both the digital tools and the digitized texts of American Methodism to better understand both Methodism and the United States. Contemporary questions of church and state boundaries, the role of government, moral development, education, leadership, labor, immigration, family, etc. are topics which can benefit from...
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
collection
360
ITEMS
506,165
VIEWS
Sep 14, 2009
collection
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Books from the Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Since the 1940’s the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library has been building a collection of emblem books written from 1540-1800, published in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and England. Emblem books can be considered the multi-media publications of the 16th through the 18th centuries. Each emblem is composed of three constitutive elements - a motto, an illustration or "pictura" in the form...
Community Latin Texts
collection
1,649
ITEMS
45
VIEWS
Sep 4, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Latin" or "lat" (MARC code for Latin language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Kannada Texts
collection
1,406
ITEMS
47
VIEWS
Sep 3, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Kannada" or "kan" (MARC code for Kannada language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Indonesian Texts
collection
5,561
ITEMS
41
VIEWS
Sep 3, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Indonesian" or "ind" (MARC code for Indonesian language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Hungarian Texts
collection
1,381
ITEMS
34
VIEWS
Sep 3, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Hungarian" or "hun" (MARC code for Hungarian language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Greek Texts
collection
645
ITEMS
45
VIEWS
Sep 3, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Greek" or "gre" or "grc" (MARC code for Greek language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Hebrew Texts
collection
310
ITEMS
33
VIEWS
Sep 3, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Hebrew" or "heb" (MARC code for Hebrew language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Sep 2, 2009
collection
eye 217,568
Books from the Gettysburg College, Musselman Library, Special Collections
Sep 2, 2009
collection
eye 140,532
Books from the Pennsylvania College of Technology, Roger & Peggy Madigan Library
Community English Texts
collection
214,095
ITEMS
50
VIEWS
Aug 31, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "English" or "eng" (MARC code for English language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Aug 26, 2009
collection
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Spanish-language editions from Private collection of the works of the Great School of Natural Science (GSNS)
The Great School of Natural Science (GSNS)
collection
125
ITEMS
69,760
VIEWS
Aug 26, 2009
collection
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Private collection of the works of the Great School of Natural Science (GSNS), a philosophical and educational organization that teaches a philosophy of personal responsibility and brotherly love. The GSNS is thought by some to be not dissimilar to some Masonic and Theosophical teachings.
Community Spanish Movies
collection
12,001
ITEMS
3,460
VIEWS
Aug 26, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded movies with language code "Spanish" , "español", or "spa" (MARC code for Spanish language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Czech Texts
collection
472
ITEMS
944
VIEWS
Aug 24, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Czech" or "cze" (MARC code for Czech language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Croatian Texts
collection
1,882
ITEMS
45
VIEWS
Aug 24, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Croatian" or "scr" (MARC code for Croatian language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Chinese Texts
collection
647
ITEMS
314
VIEWS
Aug 24, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Chinese" or "chi" (MARC code for Chinese language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Catalan Texts
collection
522
ITEMS
43
VIEWS
Aug 24, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Catalan" or "cat" (MARC code for Catalan language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Basque Texts
collection
534
ITEMS
39
VIEWS
Aug 24, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Basque" or "baq" (MARC code for Basque language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Afrikaans Texts
collection
178
ITEMS
48
VIEWS
Aug 22, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Afrikaans" or "afr" (MARC code for Afrikaans language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community German Texts
collection
1,382
ITEMS
1.8M
VIEWS
Aug 22, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "German" or "ger" (MARC code for German language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Bulgarian Texts
collection
106
ITEMS
40
VIEWS
Aug 21, 2009
collection
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User-uploaded texts with language code "Bulgarian" or "bul" (MARC code for Bulgarian language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Arabic Texts
collection
189,257
ITEMS
307.6M
VIEWS
Aug 21, 2009
collection
eye 307.6M
User-uploaded texts with language code "Arabic" or "ara" (MARC code for Arabic language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Swahili Texts
collection
541
ITEMS
42
VIEWS
Aug 21, 2009
collection
eye 42
User-uploaded texts with language code "Swahili" or "swa" (MARC code for Swahili language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Community Persian Texts
collection
8,839
ITEMS
42,763
VIEWS
Aug 20, 2009
collection
eye 42,763
User-uploaded texts with language code "Persian" or "per" (MARC code for Persian language items) Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded .
Topic: Persian texts
Aug 14, 2009
collection
eye 173,758
Books from the North Georgia College & State University, Library Technology Center
The Bancroft Library
collection
604
ITEMS
34,845
VIEWS
Aug 5, 2009
collection
eye 34,845
Materials from The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Topic: americana
The Leo Baeck Institute New York
collection
1,459
ITEMS
2.2M
VIEWS
Aug 4, 2009
collection
eye 2.2M
About the Leo Baeck Institute, New York The Library of the Leo Baeck Institute, New York (LBI) is the foremost research library devoted to the history of German-speaking Jews. Its 80,000-volume library and extensive archival and art collections represent the most significant repository of primary source material and scholarship on the Jewish communities of Central Europe over the past five centuries. German-speaking Jews had a history marked by individual as well as collective accomplishments...
Topic: americana
Smithsonian Libraries
collection
9,016
ITEMS
6.4M
VIEWS
Aug 3, 2009
collection
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The Smithsonian Libraries is the most comprehensive museum library system in the world, supporting the vital research of the Institution as well as the work of scientists and scholars around the world. Consisting of 21 branch libraries in Washington, D.C., Panama and New York, our collections are as diverse as the patrons we serve. Our Smithsonian online collection focuses on Smithsonian publications, art and design, history and culture, and the history of technology. Our natural history titles...
Topic: americana
Bloomsburg University, Harvey A. Andruss Library
collection
462
ITEMS
588,356
VIEWS
Aug 3, 2009
collection
eye 588,356
Books from Bloomsburg University's Harvey A. Andruss Library
Topic: americana
Presidio Trust Library
collection
117
ITEMS
103,522
VIEWS
Jul 30, 2009 The Presidio Trust
collection
eye 103,522
Reports and Plans from the Presidio Trust Library
Topics: Presidio Trust, Presidio of San Francisco
New Jersey State Library
collection
390
ITEMS
333,522
VIEWS
Jul 15, 2009
collection
eye 333,522
Books from the New Jersey State Library
Topic: americana
Curtis Institute of Music
collection
98
ITEMS
185,813
VIEWS
Jul 13, 2009
collection
eye 185,813
Books from the Curtis Institute of Music
Topic: americana
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
collection
4
ITEMS
411,166
VIEWS
Jul 13, 2009
collection
eye 411,166
Books from the West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Topic: americana
The China-US Million Book Digital Library Project
collection
90,222
ITEMS
38,650
VIEWS
Jul 2, 2009
collection
eye 38,650
Books from the China-US Million Book Digital Library Project (CADAL) 高等学校中英文图书数字化国际合作计划 Creating a universal free to read, open-source digital library containing over one million scanned books, with optical character recognition when possible to support full text searching, is the goal of the million book digital library project. Such a resource will lead to the democratization of knowledge by making available on the web, a unique library resource to...
Topic: Chinese books
gorgiaspress
collection
30
ITEMS
99,306
VIEWS
Jul 2, 2009
collection
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Volumes of the journal Revue de l'orient chretien made available online through the sponsorship of Gorgias Press
Topic: americana
Family History Library
collection
861
ITEMS
2.9M
VIEWS
Jun 12, 2009 Family History Library
collection
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Books from the libraries of Brigham Young University Family History Library
Brigham Young University
collection
23,625
ITEMS
5.9M
VIEWS
Jun 10, 2009 Brigham Young University
collection
eye 5.9M
Books from the libraries of Brigham Young University
Institute for Advanced Study
collection
38
ITEMS
81,792
VIEWS
Jun 8, 2009 Institute for Advanced Study
collection
eye 81,792
Books from the Institute for Advanced Study
University of Pennsylvania Libraries
collection
1,759
ITEMS
1.5M
VIEWS
Jun 8, 2009 University of Pennsylvania Libraries
collection
eye 1.5M
Books from the University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Salt Lake City items
collection
15,955
ITEMS
32
VIEWS
Jun 5, 2009
collection
eye 32
Dharma Records Video
collection
25
ITEMS
101,798
VIEWS
Jun 3, 2009 Anandajoti Bhikkhu
collection
eye 101,798
Collection of the Dharma Records Video Audio at Dharma Records Audio
baynet
collection
38
ITEMS
34
VIEWS
May 14, 2009
collection
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Books sponsored by BayNet http://www.baynetlibs.org
Topic: Prelinger
The Long Now Foundation
collection
6,644
ITEMS
3M
VIEWS
May 4, 2009 The Long Now Foundation
collection
eye 3M
Items from The Long Now Foundation The Long Now Foundation was established in 1996 to develop projects that creatively foster long-term thinking. One of these projects, the 10,000 Year Library, explores what a library for the ages might be, and how such a library might survive to serve as a repository of human knowledge and civilization for millennia to come. The Rosetta Project is one exploration of The Long Now Foundation’s 10,000 Year Library. The Rosetta Disk, a very long-term backup of...
The Rosetta Project--Texts
collection
6,501
ITEMS
3.2M
VIEWS
May 4, 2009 The Long Now Foundation
collection
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The Rosetta Project items from The Long Now Foundation . The Rosetta Project is a global collaboration of language specialists and native speakers working to build a publicly accessible digital library of material on the nearly 7,000 known human languages. The collection currently contains nearly 100,000 pages of material documenting over 2,500 languages, as well as a growing multimedia collection of modern and historical language recordings. The Rosetta Project is one exploration of The Long...
Community Texts
texts
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When Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Egypt in 1798, he brought with him an entourage of more than 160 scholars and scientists. Known as the French Commission on the Sciences and Arts of Egypt, these experts undertook an extensive survey of the countryâs archeology, topography, and natural history. Among the contributors to the survey was Jean François Champillon, who used the famous Rosetta Stone to unlock many of the mysteries that long had surrounded the language of ancient Egypt. In 1802...
Topics: Civilization, Napoleon I, Emperor of the French (1769-1821)
Community Texts
Apr 24, 2009 France. Commission des sciences et arts d'Egypte; France. Armée. Armée d'Orient (1798-1801); Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821; Jomard, Edme Françoise, 1777-1862; Fourier, Jean Baptiste Joseph, baron, 1768-1830
texts
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When Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Egypt in 1798, he brought with him an entourage of more than 160 scholars and scientists. Known as the French Commission on the Sciences and Arts of Egypt, these experts undertook an extensive survey of the countryâs archeology, topography, and natural history. Among the contributors to the survey was Jean François Champillon, who used the famous Rosetta Stone to unlock many of the mysteries that long had surrounded the language of ancient Egypt. In 1802...
Topics: Natural history -- Egypt, Scientific expeditions -- Egypt, Music -- Egypt, Egypt
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library
collection
1,998
ITEMS
1.2M
VIEWS
Apr 23, 2009
collection
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Books from the Library of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Apr 23, 2009
collection
eye 102,660
Books from the University of Maryland School of Law, Thurgood Marshall Law Library
University of Maryland, Baltimore
collection
0
ITEMS
42
VIEWS
Apr 23, 2009
collection
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This collection is no longer active. Please see the active collection page for materials from the University of Maryland in Baltimore.
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
collection
1,221
ITEMS
2.3M
VIEWS
Apr 11, 2009 Rick Prelinger
collection
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Home Movies from the Prelinger Archives. For more information see the Prelinger Archives
RECAP US Federal Court Documents
collection
2,792,039
ITEMS
59.6M
VIEWS
Apr 8, 2009
collection
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The documents in this collection are from the US Federal Courts. A large collection come from the federal government's project for Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) . The PACER Service Center is the Federal Judiciary's centralized registration, billing, and technical support center for electronic access to U.S. District, Bankruptcy, and Appellate court records. For more information on the RECAP project, visit https://www.recapthelaw.org
Federal Court Documents
collection
0
ITEMS
34
VIEWS
Apr 7, 2009
collection
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Elizabethtown College
collection
353
ITEMS
242,936
VIEWS
Apr 6, 2009 Elizabethtown College
collection
eye 242,936
Books made available by Elizabethtown College
LYRASIS
collection
119,503
ITEMS
38,915
VIEWS
Apr 3, 2009 LYRASIS Members and Sloan Foundation
collection
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The LYRASIS Digitization Collaborative provides cultural heritage institutions the opportunity to digitize and share their collections. The program is supported by LYRASIS members and was initially underwriten by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. LYRASIS is the nation’s largest regional non-profit membership organization serving libraries. Comprised of more than 1000 member institutions, the diverse LYRASIS membership is located primarily in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Southeast,...
PBS | NPR Forum Network History
collection
3
ITEMS
6,569
VIEWS
Mar 25, 2009
collection
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History programming of the PBS | NPR Forum Network see all collections of the PBS | NPR Forum Network at Archive.org
PBS | NPR Forum Network Health & Science
collection
4
ITEMS
3,925
VIEWS
Mar 25, 2009
collection
eye 3,925
Health & Science programming of the PBS | NPR Forum Network see all collections of the PBS | NPR Forum Network at Archive.org
Mar 25, 2009
collection
eye 4,257
Spirituality & Religion programming of the PBS | NPR Forum Network see all collections of the PBS | NPR Forum Network at Archive.org
PBS | NPR Forum Network Arts & Media
collection
12
ITEMS
23,766
VIEWS
Mar 25, 2009
collection
eye 23,766
Arts & Media programming of the PBS | NPR Forum Network see all collections of the PBS | NPR Forum Network at Archive.org
Mar 25, 2009 PBS | NPR Forum Network
collection
eye 7,030
News and Public Affairs programming of the PBS | NPR Forum Network see all collections of the PBS | NPR Forum Network at Archive.org
PBS | NPR Forum Network Spirituality & Religion
Mar 25, 2009 WGBH
movies
eye 1,817
favorite 2
comment 0
Richard Cizik, vice president, government affairs, National Association of Evangelicals; John Danforth, retired US senator, writer; Barry Lynn, executive director, AUSCT; Renee Loth, editor, editorial page, The Boston Globe Rev. Richard Cizik, Vice President of Government Affairs for the National Association of Evangelicals; retired Senator John Danforth, author of Faith and Politics ; and Rev. Barry Lynn, Executive Director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State and author of...
Topic: politics
PBS | NPR Forum Network Spirituality & Religion
Mar 25, 2009 WGBH
movies
eye 938
favorite 3
comment 0
Mustafa Ceric, Grand Mufti, Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina His Eminence, Dr. Mustafa Ceric addresses some of the issues and challenges resulting from the presence of several million Muslims in Europe. He shares some of his thoughts on the integration of the large European Muslim minorities into the social, political and cultural structures of Europe and addresses the question of how Muslims can help build multi-faith, pluralistic European nation states that are more tolerant of and open to...
Topic: religion
PBS | NPR Forum Network Arts & Media
Mar 25, 2009 WGBH
movies
eye 2,406
favorite 4
comment 1
Clayton Christensen, professor, business administration, Harvard Clayton Christensen discusses his model of disruptive innovation and its application to the field of education. Clayton M. Christensen is the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of business administration at the Harvard Business School, with a joint appointment in the technology and operations management, and general management faculty groups. His research and teaching interests center on managing innovation and creating new growth...
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Topics: business & economics, education
PBS | NPR Forum Network News & Public Affairs
Mar 24, 2009 WGBH
movies
eye 735
favorite 1
comment 0
Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State; Joseph Nye, professor, foreign policy, Harvard Madeleine Albright, discusses her new book, Memo to the President Elect: How We Can Restore America's Reputation and Leadership with Harvard University Professor Joseph Nye. Madeleine Albright served as Secretary of State under President Bill Clinton. PBS | NPR Forum Network program with the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation 2008 Jan 13
Topic: politics
PBS | NPR Forum Network Health & Science
Mar 24, 2009 WGBH
movies
eye 1,327
favorite 0
comment 0
Sunita Williams, astronaut, NASA Sunita Williams shares her experience being a crew member of the International Space Station and the Space Shuttle. While on the International Space Station, Williams set a world record for women with four spacewalks totaling 29 hours and 17 minutes. Williams has logged a total of 195 days in space. Wililams, a NASA Astronaut and Needham, Massachusetts native, gives this lecture on the 45th anniversary of President Kennedy's Rice University speech about going to...
Topic: society & culture
PBS | NPR Forum Network History
Mar 24, 2009 WGBH
movies
eye 1,203
favorite 1
comment 0
Cassandra Pybus, founder, Australian Humanities Review Historian Cassandra Pybus traces the lives and adventures of the runaway slaves who absorbed the dreams of liberty from their masters during the American Revolution and fled to the British to find freedom. She tells us where where these hopeful and courageous idealists went and what kind of lives they made for themselves. PBS | NPR Forum Network program with Cambridge Forum 2006 Feb 22
Topic: history
PBS | NPR Forum Network
collection
39
ITEMS
141,889
VIEWS
Mar 24, 2009 PBS | NPR Forum Network
collection
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prototype for PBS | NPR Forum Network collections at archive.org The PBS | NPR Forum Network is dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations in Boston and beyond. Through this online service hundreds of thousands of people worldwide listen to these talks wherever and whenever they choose....
PBS | NPR Forum Network History
Mar 24, 2009 WGBH
movies
eye 2,767
favorite 4
comment 0
A.N. Wilson, fellow, Royal Society of Literature The distinguished historian A.N. Wilson charts Britain's rise to world dominance. In his much anticipated sequel to the classic The Victorians , he describes how, in little more than a generation, Britain's power and influence in the world virtually dissolved. Wilson presents a panoramic view of an era, stretching from the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, to the dawn of the Cold War in the early 1950s. He offers riveting accounts of the savagery...
Topic: history
PBS | NPR Forum Network History
Mar 24, 2009 WGBH
movies
eye 2,571
favorite 2
comment 0
Bernard Margolis, president, Boston Public Library; Kelly Cobble, curator, Adams National Historic Park; Jonathan Chu, dean, education, UMass Boston; Peter Drummey, librarian, Mass Historical Society; Elizabeth Deane, producer, American Experience, WGBH The Adams story provides a strikingly intimate look inside a marriage of true companions, says Deane, for whom life included not just the great events memorialized in textbooks, but also laughter, loneliness and family tragedy.To present the...
Topic: history
PBS | NPR Forum Network Arts & Media
Mar 24, 2009 WGBH
movies
eye 632
favorite 1
comment 0
Andrew Carroll, editor, writer Operation Homecoming is a program created by the National Endowment for the Arts to encourage returning soldiers to write about their wartime experiences. Their poems, essays and stories will soon be published in a literary anthology. Soldiers having recently returned from Iraq who have participated in this program read from their works. Andrew Carroll, editor of the anthology and author of the best selling War Letters , moderates. PBS | NPR Forum Network program...
Topic: literature
PBS | NPR Forum Network Spirituality & Religion
Mar 24, 2009 WGBH
movies
eye 1,380
favorite 3
comment 0
Larry Witham, reporter, writer Journalist and author Larry Witham talks about the topics found in his book, The Measure of God: History's Greatest Minds Wrestle with Reconciling Science and Religion In this lecture, Witham explores the tension between science and religion that lies at the heart of contemporary debates on stem cell research, cloning, and teaching evolution in the school curriculum. PBS | NPR Forum Network program with Cambridge Forum The First Parish Church in Cambridge 2005 Oct...
Topic: religion
PBS | NPR Forum Network Health & Science
Mar 24, 2009 WGBH
movies
eye 690
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Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology Imagine a world where we could engineer living tissues to cure a disease, heal an injury, or fix a broken heart. Tissue engineering combines the principles of biology, engineering and medicine to create biological substitutes of native tissues. Can we use engineered tissue to better understand our own bodies? What are the promises of this new technology? What are the roadblocks and controversies? This project is...
Topic: health
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Sister Helen Prejean, writer, activist; Joseph F. Savage, Jr., chairman, NE Innocence Project Author and activist Sister Helen Prejean has been instrumental in sparking national dialogue around the unanswered questions surrounding the death penalty: Should any state have the power to execute? Is the death penalty appropriate retribution for particularly heinous murders? Does it deter crime? Does it fundamentally violate human rights? Prejean's book, Dead Man Walking , which portrays her...
Topic: law
PBS | NPR Forum Network News & Public Affairs
Mar 24, 2009 WGBH
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Douglas Feith, former undersecretary of US defense policy Douglas J. Feith discusses the dynamics of the first Bush term, and describes how we make foreign policy decisions. The following warnings appeared in a 2002 Bush administration memorandum: "US could fail to find WMD on the ground in Iraq." "Post-Saddam stabilization and reconstruction efforts by the United States could take not two to four years, but eight to ten years." "Iraq could experience ethnic strife...
Topic: literature
PBS | NPR Forum Network Arts & Media
Mar 21, 2009 WGBH
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Emmett Price III, musician Emmett Price III examines the connections between jazz, hip hop and other music forms. Price, a musician and educator, discusses the importance of music as a means of communication and its capacity to bridge generational and other interpersonal gaps. PBS | NPR Forum Network program with WGBH Lectures Boston Public Library 2008 Apr 29
Topic: music
PBS | NPR Forum Network Arts & Media
Mar 21, 2009 WGBH
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Danny Schechter, executive editor, MediaChannel.org Danny Schechter explores the rapidly changing ways in which we receive our information. He believes that media, the field in which he has worked for four decades, is harming our democracy. Are the major news corporations doing more harm than good? Can independent media, empowered with the tools of a technological revolution, do any better? Danny Schechter , "The News Dissector", launched a media career in Boston on WBCN Radio. He...
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PBS | NPR Forum Network Health & Science
Mar 21, 2009 WGBH
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Roxana Robinson, writer Roxana Robinson tackles the subject of addiction, exploring its effects on the bonds of family. In her latest book, Cost: A Novel , Robinson brings her hallmark precision to the evocation of the emotional interiors of her characters. Roxana Robinson is the author of three novels and two short-story collections. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker , Harper's Magazine , and Vogue . She has taught creative writing at several colleges, most recently at the New School in...
Topic: literature
PBS | NPR Forum Network Arts & Media
Mar 20, 2009 WGBH
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Lucia Small, director; Randy Barbato, director; John Walter, director; Gerald Peary, writer, director Critic and filmmaker Gerald Peary moderates a discussion of the craft of documentary filmmaking among several independent directors. Panelists include Lucia Small (director of The Axe in The Attic ); Randy Barbeto (director of When I Knew , The Eyes of Tammy Faye , and Inside Deep Throat ); and John Walter (director of Theater of War ). PBS | NPR Forum Network program with WGBH Lectures...
Topic: media
PBS | NPR Forum Network Arts & Media
Mar 20, 2009 WGBH
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David Chudnovsky, director, IMAS; Gregory Chudnovsky, director, IMAS To create an exact visual reproduction of one of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Unicorn Tapestries, digital cameras photographed every inch. When the hundreds of digital photographic files didn't fit smoothly together, the Chudnovsky brothers, co-directors of the Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing, were brought in to solve the mystery. Art and science have continually flirted over the centuries. Both...
Topic: art & architecture
PBS | NPR Forum Network Arts & Media
Mar 20, 2009 WGBH
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Patricia Fanning, archivist, author, associate professor, Bridgewater State College Archivist and author Patricia Fanning presents information from her book Through an Uncommon Lens: The Life and Photography of F. Holland Day . Fanning has written Through an Uncommon Lens: The Life and Photography of F. Holland Day , a book about Boston-based photographer F. Holland Day (1864-1933). Day was a central figure in artistic circles on both sides of the Atlantic. Publisher of Oscar Wilde and Stephen...
Topics: art & architecture, history
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Mar 20, 2009 WGBH
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Zainab Salbi, writer, activist Zainab Salbi was 11 when her father was chosen to serve as Saddam Hussein's personal pilot. Her mother eventually sent Zainab to America for an arranged marriage, to spare her from Saddam's growing affection, but the marriage turned out to be another world of tyranny and abuse. Zainab started over. She forged a new identity as a champion of female victims of war, dedicating her life to speaking out on behalf of oppressed women around the world. In this intimate...
Topic: society & culture
WGBH Forum Network
Mar 20, 2009 WGBH
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Alan Alda, actor, writer; Tom Oliphant, host, Week In Review, PBS Six-time Emmy Award-winning actor of M*A*S*H , West Wing , ER and best-selling author Alan Alda, discusses his new memoir Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself . Alda's latest work chronicles his experiences from the turbulent 1960s to the aftermath of 9/11. Former Boston Globe columnist Tom Oliphant moderates. PBS | NPR Forum Network program with John F. Kennedy Library Foundation JFK Library and Museum 2007 Sep 10
Topic: society & culture
PBS | NPR Forum Network
Mar 20, 2009 WGBH
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Christine Southworth, composer, Brown University & MIT; Evan Ziporyn, professor, music, MIT Composers Evan Ziporyn (Bang On A Can and Gamelan Galak Tika) and Christine Southworth (the robot opera Zap!) perform new works for robots and humans, on western and traditional Balinese instruments. Afterwards, they discuss how technology influences the musical experience for composers, performers and listeners. Art and science have continually flirted over the centuries. Both investigate. Both...
Topic: music
Fieldiana
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The Fieldiana series has been published as Anthropological Series by Field Columbian Museum (1895-1909) and Field Museum of Natural History (1909-1943), and as Fieldiana: Anthropology by Chicago Natural History Museum (1945-1966) and Field Museum of Natural History (1966-)
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The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) is an organization of federal agencies working together to achieve optimum use of the resources and facilities of federal libraries and information centers by promoting common services, coordinating and sharing available resources, and providing continuing professional education for federal library and information staff. FEDLINK serves as a forum for discussion of the policies, programs, procedures and technologies that affect federal...
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Mar 18, 2009 WGBH
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Noam Chomsky, professor, linguistics, MIT; Robert Fisk, correspondent, The Independent Robert Fisk, journalist for the UK-based publication, The Independent , recounts his experiences traveling around the world and living in the Middle East, Fisk speaks on history and geopolitics in the Middle East. His focus is on the problems with journalism in the United States, which include an over-reliance on what government authorities say and the common mode of reporting "from Baghdad" but...
Topics: media, technology & culture
PBS | NPR Forum Network News & Public Affairs
Mar 18, 2009 WGBH
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James Traub, writer; Gillian Sorensen, senior adviser, United Nations Foundation; Iqbal Riza, former chief of staff, UN Secretary General Annan; Nancy Soderberg, National Security Council, President Bill Clinton James Traub discusses his new book The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the UN in the Era of American World Power with Gillian Sorensen, Senior Adviser at the United Nations Foundation and Iqbal Riza, former Chief of Staff to Secretary General Kofi Annan. Nancy Soderberg, who served in...
Topic: politics